Book Review: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1)

After spending several months on the hold list through my local library’s OverDrive, my chance with Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes finally came up. With papers and a new job taking up much of my time, I almost didn’t get to finish it before my checkout ended. Because I was running out …

Thrift Picks: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson

Several years ago, I watched both film adaptations of Stieg Larsson’s book, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and I loved them. It was only natural that at that point, I told myself I would read the book. As all bibliophiles like myself know our to-be-read piles are constantly growing, and …

Book Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

If you’re looking for something that is fast-paced and just might give you an anxiety attack, Josh Malerman’s debut novel Bird Box may be exactly what you need. Set in the very near future, Bird Box is a book that simultaneously takes place during and after the apocalypse. Human beings find their minds …

Thrift Picks: Something’s Alive on the Titanic by Robert Sterling

A few months ago, one of our local vintage book stores closed down for good. Like most stores, they put their books on sale at discounted prices in order to liquidate their stock, and while going through what was left when I checked it out, I found Something’s Alive on the …